The Plateau State House of Assembly has witnessed the resignation of its Speaker, Hon Moses Thomas Sule, and Deputy Speaker, Hon Gwottaon.
Following their resignations, the mantle of leadership has been passed to Gabriel Dawang, the member representing Pankshin North, who was elected as the new Speaker. Meanwhile, Hon Timothy Dantong, representing Riyom constituency, has assumed the role of Deputy Speaker.
The circumstances surrounding the resignations remain unclear, with details yet to be fully disclosed. However, speculation is rife that the political turbulence within the state may have played a role in this unexpected development.